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Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The male juvenile arrest rate for vandalism in 2011 was 50% below its 1980 level while the female rate decreased in the late 2000s to return to its 1980 level.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex, 1980-2011

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex

Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.

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  • Between 1994 and 2011, the male arrest rate for vandalism declined 61% and the female rate fell 42%.
  • In 2011, the male arrest rate for vandalism was more than five times the female rate.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05242. February 25, 2014.

 

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